March 2017

Marijuana use could be a predictor for relapse among women undergoing opioid addiction treatment, a Hamilton study has found. A research team from McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton recruited 777 participants from Canadian Addiction Treatment Centre sites across the province as part of an ongoing research file into the risk factors of addiction. […]

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By Aaron Gregg, The Washington Post Eighteen months after joining a study on using marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, Johns Hopkins University has pulled out without enrolling any veterans, the latest setback for the long-awaited research. A Johns Hopkins spokeswoman said the university’s goals were no longer aligned with those of the administrator of […]

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A recent study conducted by scientists at the University of British Columbia (UBC) has unmasked more than two-dozen genes that provide the cannabis plant it’s varied flavor profile. Published Thursday in the PLOS ONE journal, the study is part of an ongoing collaboration between researchers at UBC and Anandia Labs. Investigating the various genes responsible […]

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Argentinian lawmakers have passed a bill legalising the medicinal use of cannabis oil and allowing the federal government to grow the drug for therapeutic and research purposes. Parents of children with epilepsy pushed for legislators to introduce the bill and legalise cannabis production for medicinal use. Individuals who grew cannabis for personal use could face […]

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – One of two businesses licensed in Missouri to sell CBD oil used to treat patients with intractable epilepsy will be going out of business unless state lawmakers change the current law. Mitch Meyers, CEO of Beleaf, which grows cannabis plants to make the oil, said it cut production to about 10 […]

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Yvonne Cooper wants easier access to medical cannabis for her daughter Her daughter, Sienna, 8, suffers up to 100 epileptic seizures a day  Doctors and specialists said her only option left is medicinal cannabis  But red tape has made it difficult for doctors to access the cannabis for Sienna  Ms Cooper’s petitition has garnered over […]

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Marijuana use could be a predictor for relapse among women undergoing opioid addiction treatment, a Hamilton study has found. A research team from McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton recruited 777 participants from Canadian Addiction Treatment Centre sites across the province as part of an ongoing research file into the risk factors of addiction. […]

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From earthy-flavored OG Kush to zesty Lemon Haze and skunky Sour Disel, there’s a plethora of flavor options for marijuana smokers in legal states to choose from when purchasing weed at their local dispensaries. Now researchers have identified the genes that give cannabis plants their differing tastes. Scientists at the University of British Columbia (UBC) recently discovered […]

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